Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook, Buena Vista

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Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook is located in Buena Vista. Put Collegiate Peaks Scenic Overlook into our Buena Vista itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • With so many places to see in CO, this was certainly not one of the best places to see. The views are ok. They have restrooms on-site.  more »
  • This is yet another place to stop, and enjoy the magnificent views/vistas/mountains one finds all throughout Colorado. Nature certainly put some overtime into this state. This is a fairly well maintai...  more »
  • Absolutely breathtaking! Picnic tables/small pavilion available along with restrooms. Only hiked a short way due to weather, but absolutely gorgeous!  more »
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  • A must on every trip through this area. One of the best vistas of the collegiates!
  • We stopped to use the restroom facilities and got a fantastic view too. It is pretty par for the course for the smaller rest stops in this area. Pit toilets, two are available; one is handicapped accessible but is further up the drive. There are signs about paying a fee, but it made no sense. We didn't pay and saw no others doing so either. For a 5-10 minute stop there should be no fee.
  • It is good location for overlook of all peaks at once. One can get good pictures from this location. there are picnic tables/shelters available. You have to pay (dont remember the amount) for this area, however it is a self pay system.
  • 34 years of stopping to see this view. Never gets old, a must stop.
  • Great views especially when Peaks are snow covered or during the fall.

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Where to stay in Buena Vista

Many come to Buena for the natural aspects of the surrounding area rather than the town itself. If that's what you're interested in too, consider staying in one of the pleasant, budget-friendly, and no-frills motels and inns located along the roads leading into the town center. The name doesn't lie, and visitors will be pleased with the views of the surrounding landscape from most places in town.
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